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‘Songs for Sue’ benefit for Hudson resident fighting cancer

July 10th, 2014

Sue Charbonneau Beane and her daughter Madison

Hudson – Friends and family of Sue Charbonneau Beane will host a benefit, “Songs for Sue,” Saturday July 12 from 12-6 p.m. at the Hudson Elks, 99 Park St. Beane, the single mother of a 9-year-old daughter Madison, is fighting stage 4 melanoma cancer. The event will feature music by The Allens, Emily Rising and [...]

Benefit rock concert supports public school music education

July 9th, 2014

Blair Drummey sings and Abrahim Rouabhim plays bass at the concert they organized to raise money for music programs.

Shrewsbury – Blair Drummey and Abrahim Rouabhia, two recent Shrewsbury High School graduates, organized Rock-it to the Moon, a benefit rock concert, July 1 at the Scandinavian Athletic Club [SAC].

At Rock-it to the Moon, six bands – Tuna and the Wongs, Living Relics, Skewed Visions, The Top Floor, Acetyline and Vostok 6 – performed for the love of music and to keep the Worcester Public Schools music program alive.

Local Challenger League ends first successful season

July 9th, 2014

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Northborough/Shrewsbury – Players, buddies, coaches and families from Shrewsbury, Northborough and Millbury gathered to close the season of their Challenger Baseball League at Melican Middle School in Northborough June 21. The game opened with a group singing the National Anthem. Outs and keeping score are not part of this league, designed to simply allow players to enjoy the game of baseball. Every player has the opportunity to hit the ball, run the bases, and field the ball, with the support of their buddies and coaches. The game ended with trophies for all players and a cookout sponsored by the Mark Fidrych Foundation.

Northeastern University Center for Family Business honors Mark’s Moving

July 9th, 2014

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Westborough – A year after it was named a finalist for top honors at Northeastern University’s Center for Family Business annual awards ceremony, Mark’s Moving & Storage walked away recently with a greater distinction: Family Business of the Year.

Among all nominated companies of similar size, Mark’s Moving & Storage won the center’s highest praise.

South Street Band to play at Grafton Inn

July 9th, 2014

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Grafton – The Grafton Inn welcomes back The South Street Band Saturday, July 26. Come hear this popular rock band from Upton cover hits from bands such as Led Zeppelin, Boston, Eric Clapton, The Who, Journey, The Rolling Stones, Pat Benatar, Aerosmith, AC/DC, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Bon Jovi, and many, many more! The show [...]

Corridor Nine members enjoy a great day on the links

July 9th, 2014

Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament winners (l to r): Adam Halasz and Jeff Chamberland from Amcomm Wireless; Tracy Turczynski, Discover Cleaning Corporation; Tania Thomas, Fidelity Bank; and the Chamber’s Golf Chair, Ben Colonero, The Willows at Westborough.Photo/submitted

Region – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Golf Tournament on June 19 at the Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough with a full playing field of 136 golfers. Fallon Health was the title sponsor of the tournament for the sixth consecutive year. Proceeds from the tournament fund scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Westborough, Northborough, Southborough and Shrewsbury.

Campers enjoy ‘Olympics Week’ in Northborough

July 9th, 2014

Campers compete in Pictionary during Olympics Week at the Northborough Recreation Department Summer Camp. 
Photo/Gregory Arnold

Northborough – The Northborough Recreation Department’s youth summer camp is holding its Olympics Week at the Robert E. Melican Middle School this week.

Rededication of Marlborough courtyard to honor Ernest Holt

July 8th, 2014

Plants and flowers were added to make the courtyard more appealing to residents.

Marlborough – There will be music, refreshments and a special rededication ceremony Tuesday, July 22, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the courtyard behind Liberty Hill Apartments, 240 Main St., as residents, families and friends, city and state officials celebrate the completion of the project by S.I. Services, Inc. Total cost of construction on the site, along with benches, and a gazebo, is about $185,000, according to Marlborough Housing Director Douglas Bushman.

Authors Monahan and Mulligan to appear at Tatnuck Bookseller

July 8th, 2014

The Mean Girl Apologies cover

Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller will host two authors, Stephanie Monahan, author of “The Mean Girl Apologizes,” and Diane V. Mulligan, author of “The Latecomers Fan Club,” Saturday, July 12, from 1 – 3 p.m. “The Mean Girl Apologizes,” is a novel about a young woman who returns home after five years to prove she’s changed [...]

Marlborough’s building commissioner resigns

July 8th, 2014

Marlborough – The City Council accepted the resignation of Building Commissioner Michael Mendoza during its July 7 meeting. The letter was presented to the council by Ward 3 City Councilor Matt Elder.

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